We are delighted to announce that Wabtec UK have taken the decision to become a Patron of the Rail Forum at the start of our 2022/2023 membership year.
A leading provider of rail technologies, equipment, systems, digital solutions, and value-added services, Wabtec UK operates from several sites across the country.
Drawing on their vast experience within the freight and transit sectors Wabtec’s focus is to deliver innovation in decarbonisation and sustainable transport solutions, manufacturing efficiencies and asset management control; underpinned by extensive and time-served design, production and overhaul facilities at their various UK locations.
Garry Mowbray, Vice President Regional Services UK at Wabtec commented: “We have acknowledged the success and commitment of the Rail Forum within the UK for many years. By working collaboratively with them, the opportunities to raise the quality, performance and profile of the UK rail industry is very real and will benefit all those involved.
Our decision to increase our support via patron membership reflects our belief in this cohesive method of driving improvement and change”
Elaine Clark, CEO of the Rail Forum said: “We are delighted and honoured that Wabtec have decided to become a Patron for the 2022/23 membership year. It not only recognises the commitment of the Rail Forum team to supporting our members but also Wabtec’s commitment to supporting the wider UK supply chain – a commitment shared by all our patrons. We are looking forward to building on our relationship with Wabtec for their benefit, the supply chain’s benefit and for the benefit of the UK railway and our customers.”
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Elaine Clark, CEO
About the Rail Forum
The Rail Forum is a national industry body with strong regional connections including supporting the nationally and internationally important rail supply chain cluster across the Midlands; the Rail Forum has over 330 members providing products and services across all aspects of the industry. The Rail Forum actively supports the national rail agenda and strategy, encouraging collaboration, promoting members’ capabilities, leading a number of regional skills initiatives and supporting innovation and export priorities. The Rail Forum is owned and governed by its members with a Board drawn from member companies.
Wabtec is a leading global provider of equipment, systems, digital solutions, and value-added services for the freight and transit rail sectors, leading the way in safety, efficiency, reliability, innovation, and productivity.
Drawing on vast experience within the freight and transit sectors our focus is to deliver innovation in decarbonisation and sustainable transport solutions, manufacturing efficiencies and asset management control; underpinned by extensive and time-served design, production and overhaul facilities at locations across the UK offering cleaner, greener railways. The company offer new products and maintenance, repair and overhaul services to train builders, rolling stock owners and operators. From complete vehicle maintenance to components including brake systems, PIS, HVAC, doors, bogies, pantographs.